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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146287
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:13-JUN-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Tara Air
Registration: 9N-AEV
MSN: 729
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Surkhet Airport (SKH/VNSK) -   Nepal
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jumla Airport (JUM/VNJL)
Destination airport:Nepalganj Airport (KEP/VNNG)
Narrative:
A Tara Air plane carrying passengers from Jumla (JUM) to Nepalganj (KEP), Nepal made emergency landing at Surkhet Airport (SKH/VNSK) shortly after hitting birds upon takeoff.
The co-pilot sustained minor injuries in the accident. All passengers are safe.
The bird hit has caused a minor damage to the left part of the plane.

Sources:

http://english.sina.com/world/2012/0613/476352.html
http://english.samaylive.com/world-news/676506180/pilot-injured-after-bird-hit-forces-emergency-landing-in-nepal.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Jun 2018 9N-AEV Tara Air 0 Jumla Airport (JUM) sub


Images:

Photo of 9N-AEV courtesy AirHistory.net


Pokhara (VNPK / PKR)
22 October 2006; (c) Richard Vandervord

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2012 07:39 gerard57 Added
13-Jun-2012 11:03 gerard57 Updated [Registration]
13-Jun-2012 11:04 gerard57 Updated [Source]
13-Jun-2012 12:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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